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NBC
Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
from special interest groups. danielle lee has more from washington. >> reporter: congress may need to drown out the noise next week as they look more common ground to avoid $500 billion in tax increases. several unions launched an ad campaign, pressuring lawmakers to protect entitlement programs. >> for working families, it's not about cutting things we rely on most. >> reporter: advocates for the elderly, weaponsmakers, the oil and gas industry, even charity. >> congress has failed to do its job for the past ten years and they are so far continuing to fail to do their job. >> reporter: rick edleman worries the tug of war could end with no solution. a real possibility, as democrats reject spending cuts and republicans resist tax increases. >> if you're in congress, you can reduce taxes on january 2 relative to the new rates that prevail starting then. >> reporter: it's a dance analysts doubt lawmakers will risk taking. >> since it will affect every voter, i suspect there whether be a deal. >> reporter: lawmakers will start next week committed to compromise. in washington, danielle
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
-hop rapper shyra gun and a producer traveled to washington to accept the award. the oakland program was one of a dozen after-school arts programs from across the country recognized. >> i think it's a long time coming, to tell you the truth. i think youth radio has done amazing work for years. and it's great that we're finally getting recognized for the work we do for this community. >> reporter: this 19-year-old says youth radio changed his life, giving him direction and helping him discover his passion. >> it's 7:00 in the morning in fremont, california. and dee is already running late. >> reporter: thanks to youth radio, he's well on his way to launching a career in radio journalism. in fact, his reports have already aired on national public radio and other outlets. >> i think so much of what i've learned her and what i've done here. it's helped me develop both a sense of myself and where i can go. >> reporter: the program's state-of-the-art equipment and professional staff, not only groomed hundreds of journalists, it's also fostered budding musicians and hope many kids find their niche
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
are finally counted in washington state confirming that washington has join maine and maryland as the first states to allow same sex marriage by popular vote. six other states, new york, connecticut, eye warning massachusetts and new hampshire and vermont already allow gay marriage, but it was enacted there by either lawmaker or court ruling. not by public vote. in the state of washington, campaign supporters of same sex marriage included microsoft founder bill gates, jeff from amazon and new york's mayor, michael bloomberg. >>> still ahead, need to improve your focus? there is a simple task that could help you. >>> and which country president obama will be visiting later this month. >>> and was it an act of war? tonight the pentagon responds to the attack on a u.s. drone. and for the first time, the man who tried to kill gabriel giffords. [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. . >>> seven live sentences plus another 140 years. that's for th
NBC
Nov 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
reports from washington, even the president crossed a few things off his shopping list. >> reporter: at a little bookstore just outside the nation's capital, president obama and his daughters were thinking small. >> we can do a little shopping. happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> on this small business saturday, the president chose to lead by example, giving a boost to the small businesses that often get lost in the holiday sales shuffle. >> small businesses are the job creters. two out of every three new net sector jobs are created by a small business. >> reporter: and there are small business owners are counting on their neighbors for survival. >> just don't have that kind of budget to start advertising with the mega marketing. so it's nice to still be remembered. and small business saturday is the best time to let people notice us. ♪ >> reporter: christmas traditions like this seem almost quaint when compared to the new face of the holidays. big chain stores got their holiday season off and running even before the traditional black friday feeding frenzy. they're hoping an extra s
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> and this are elections throughout the bay area, as well. one of the hotly contested races in alameda county is for the supervisor's seat, vacated. four candidates are running for the seat in district two. nbc bay area caught up with all but one of the candidates at a forum today, and has more. >> reporter: thank you, district two includes hayward, three of the four candidates showed up and they all have different priorities in terms of what they want to do for alameda county, voters packed the area, during a forum sponsored by the candidates. he is running to finish out the two years of her term. vaje says the priority would be to help the hospital, on the verge of being bankrupt. >> 22% of people going there don't have health insurance, and there are very few places where people can get good quality health insurance. st. rose has been a good quality hospital. >> reporter: he says he has the edge in the race because of his long experience and success as a public servant. >> i have actually been in local and regional government for 20 years. whi
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> as congress returned to work today in washington, some democrats were pushing an unorthodox idea for coping with that so-called fiscal cliff. they're proposing letting the steep tax hikes and spending cuts take effect in the new year, which would force republicans to bargain. the white house says it wants a deal without going over the fiscal cliff. lawmakers have about seven weeks to reach a budget deal that will avoid that scenario. some fear the economic uncertainty could ignite turmoil in the financial markets or cause businesses to delay hiring and spend less. all this week the president is meeting with lawmakers and leaders in labor and business getting their input on the situation. >>> it seems to be changing by the hour. another twist in this widening scandal. two women and now two generals are under investigation in the david petraeus saga. janelle wang breaks down this complicated case in our world tonight. >> reporter: raj, the florida socialite at the center of the scandal apparently exchanged flirtatious e-mails with another four-star general. the fbi is reviewing thousands of d
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> the office of civil rights in washington, d.c. told us they respond to complaints but no one is enforcing title 9 on a regular basis. of the more than 200 e-mails we sent a few principals did identify the coordinator about tut majority did not respond or i didn't know who it was. as a result of our investigation a national nonprofit group says they are taking action. we'll have those as they emerge here on nbc bay area. >> thank you. making a difference. thank you. if you have a tip fora, give us a call. send us e-mail to the unit at nbcbayarea.com. >> trick or treat from you tonight? >> it's no trick that there's rain on the radar, but a little bit of a treat, we're holding it off for the east and the south bay. pretty good transition. thanks for that. 57 in santa rosa now, it's cold on this evening. 62 in concord, 63 in almost and 63 in san jose. not only that but we're tracking this storm with some of the consistent and heavy rainfall. it's moving very slowly so this is good news for some of you, not others. picked up about .1 inch of rain. some of the heaviest rain on the 101 corridor
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
, scott. >> well a bombshell today. one of the most highly respected officials in washington. cia director david petraeus, resigning to day, citing infidelity. in a statement he wrote, after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and leader of an organization. such as ours. now the woman he had an affair with not identified. nbc has confirmed the fbi is looking at e-mails exchanged between petraeus and his biographer, to see if national security was in any way put at risk. president obama did accept petraeus' resignation saying he wishes him and his wife, the very best at this difficult time. that bombshell came as a surprise to many on capitol hill. >> for lack of a better term, petraeus is a legend. one of the few generals in american history to get so much credit for so many things. >> petraeus was appointed to c if a director last year. prior to that commander of the wars in iraq and afghanistan. senator dianne feinstein called the resignation an enormous loss but says she
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
paula broadwell who felt jealous of this woman. top leaders in washington should have been told, they say. >> to have someone out there in such a sensitive position the fbi thought perhaps could have been compromised or was under the scope, that had to have been brought to the president or the national security council. >> it is very puzzling and i think was a mistake because this thing just came so fast and so hard. and since then it's been like peeling an onion every day another peel comes off. >> reporter: eric cantor knew about the eye fair two weeks before president obama was notified but did not bring it up earlier saying he received the information from only one source and he knew the fbi was already investigating. as for the affair, it ended about four months ago. a petraeus spokesperson said it only started after he was appointed to cia chief last year not when he was the commanding general in afghanistan. two weeks after the wrath of superstorm sandy 100,000 people still in the dark mostly on long island. residents there fuming and state lawmakers are putting pressure
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
this morning in washington. you can see she was flanked by democratic women in the house. the house democrats are united in leading the country longterm. >>> president obama defending his ambassador on the comments she made about benghazi. >> the first news conference since being re-elected, president obama touched on the fiscal cliff and global warming and petraeus scandal. john mccain and lindsay graham accused rice of misleading the american people about the u.s. consulate attack in libya that killed four american diplomats and demanding a watergate style hearing. they said they would block rice's nomination if promoted to a cabinet position. president obama not only gave her the highest praise but came to her defense. >> if senator mccain and graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she received and the besmirch her reputation, outrage out. >> mr. graham said, mr. president, don't think for one minute i don't hold you ult
NBC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
if you're picking somebody up that's coming in from washington, oregon or idaho may be facing delays for those folks getting off the tarmac. otherwise no wet weather across the eastern u.s., the midwest, or even the deep south. it's looking really good. as far as temperatures go tonight, if you're in the car traveling down to palm springs, los angeles or fresno, it's going to be a cold night for a lot of folks across california. let's get you into the bay area. 53 in santa rosa. 56 in sunnyvale and some of the coldest weather again continues to be los ga it tos at 53 degrees. live out to the sky camera network on this thanksgiving eve and the shot looks like christmas to me all year long. with the bay bridge lit up and visibility really excellent. a little bit of cloud cover for the morning hours but we're not expecting a major fog event at least over the next three to six hours. you can see in san jose dry roads. from this vantage point traffic moving along pretty good. back into our numbers and what we can expect. we'll get some cloud cover in the morning hours, fog near the coastl
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
shows following the attack. the focus on her is all about washington politics. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers that we got and some that we didn't get, concerning evidence that was overwhelming leading up to the attack. people are more interested in talking points for a sunday show several months ago than they are finding out what happened in benghazi. >> once again, ambassador rice is considered as a possible contender for secretary of state, a position that would require senate confirmation. >>> two senate republicans have proposed their version of the dream act bill, called the achieve act. like the original dream act, this would provide thousands of young imglants with the chance for legal status in the united states. they say this is not a path to citizenship and when applying for a green card they need to go through the same as noncitizens. one level for students good for up to six years. the second is a work visa good for four years and a permanent visa to be renewed every five years. >>> the remains of yasser arafat are being reburied after his body was
NBC
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
on the rich. we have the latest from washington. >> reporter: he says he wants a deal soon to cut spending but president obama is demanding republicans vote now to prevent the worst fall off the fiscal cliff, tax hikes on 98% of americans. >> the first job is to make sure tax on middle class families don't go up and since we all agree on this we should get that done. >> reporter: house democrats agree. >> if we can get a few house republicans to agree, as well, i will sign this bill. >> reporter: republican tom cole got on board. >> we all agree that we are not going to raise taxes on people that make less than $250,000. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner says no. once tax breaks get blocked democrats can go home for the holidays and on january 1 tax rates rise automatically for the top 2%. worried ceos came to capitol hill saying congress has to avoid the cliff. >> entitlements have to be touched and revenues have to be touched. >> to make sure we have revenue necessary in order to move this economy forward. >> we are willing to put revenue on the table as long as we are not raising
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
cuts so families can feel more secure. biden went to a washington area costco and chatted it up with staff and was followed around the store by a huge crowd, as you can see. his favorite part like many who go to costco, try out the free samples. he spoke about the importance of renewing the tax cuts. >> so i think it is important that coming act now. i mean, right now. all it has to do is take a single vote to extend the middle class tax cuts. >> reporter: biden bought cookies, children's books and apple pie, and a 32-inch flat screen tv. he decline an offer to buy a set of tires saying i don't drive anymore. envelop the president had a notable lunch guest at the white house today. his former rival, mitt romney. the get-together mark their first meeting since facing off in the third presidential debate. the menu was made public. turkey chilly and southwestern grilled chicken salad. in his election, you might recall president obama promised to meet with romney. they posed as you can see here for an official photograph in the oval office. but since it was not a media event, no new
NBC
Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
to break gridlock in washington. >> i'll endeavor to find good democrats and republicans who care more about the country than they do about politics. >> we have come too far to turn back now. we've come too far to let our hearts grow faint. now is the time to keep pushing forward. >> president obama made another call to new jersey governor chris christie today about storm cleanup but surprised the republican governor by handing the phone to bruce string streen, also a new jersey native. christie is a long-time springsteen fan. >> larry joins us from the newsroom. it's all about the voters now. we've been doing this for months if not years. what should we look for tomorrow. one or two things that stand out for you? >> we have to look at turnout in two contexts, the turnout in the election and the day of turnout. we know democrats tend to win to turn out coming up to the election. republicans tend to win on election day. here's the question. what's the delta? in other words, who has done a better job? what's the difference between the before and the after? that will tell us a lot. when y
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is at 6:00 p.m. against the washington huskes. several streetsa earned the campus will be closed to traffic as early as 3:00 in the afternoon and officials say yes, saturday's game impacts traffic and tomorrow's game will coincide right with the evening commute and it's going to be dicey. there will be, however, free shuttles running from the bart station and the amtrak station to downtown. >> san francisco had a full house, nash bridges and the streets of san francisco and oakland now going hollywood, too. get red for city hall. it's the working title of a tv drama set in oakland. the focus of the show would be a hard-charging mayor and her young staff members. it's from the same producer of the hit show "revenge" and the same writer from the hbo show "the newsroom." >> i like all of those shows. >>> still ahead here at 6:00, the skinny school snacks. we'll have the new report on what schools are not offering students. >> and then the giants' victory parade, certainly memorable and so was this guy's t-shirt. why romo stood out. >> and president obama gets a big endorsement ahead
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